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Press release from CNW Group

Bird Construction Inc. Announces Contract Award of $95 Million Alberta Public Safety and Law Enforcement Training Centre

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Bird Construction Inc. Announces Contract Award of $95 Million Alberta Public Safety and Law Enforcement Training Centre18:24 EDT Thursday, July 05, 2012LISTING: TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGESYMBOL: BDTTORONTO, July 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Bird Construction Inc. announced that Alberta Infrastructure has awarded to a subsidiary of Bird a contract to construct the new Alberta Public Safety and Law Enforcement Training Centre located in Fort Macleod, Alberta.  The centre will be built on 320 acres of land in the southeast corner of Fort Macleod and will include classrooms, a library, a cafeteria, accommodations, indoor and outdoor firing ranges, a scenario building, a driving course and recreational areas.  Construction of the $95 million facility will commence later this summer with an anticipated completion date in the fall of 2014.  The value of this project will be added to Bird's backlog in the third quarter.This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future.  Many factors could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.The Toronto Stock Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.For further information: T.J. Talbott, President & C.E.O. orS.R. Entwistle, C.F.O.Bird Construction Inc.5403 Eglinton Avenue WestToronto, ON   M9C 5K6Phone: (4l6) 620-7122 Fax: (416) 620-1516